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CISC 3305 Computer Organization

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 27.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Basic digital circuits. Boolean algebra and combinational logic, data representation and transfer, and digital arithmetic. Digital storage and accessing, control functions, input-output facilities, system organization, and reliability. Description and simulation techniques. Features needed for multiprogramming, multiprocessing, and real-time systems. Other advanced topics and alternate machine organizations. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or who have completed Computer and Information Science 3315 [28].)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 4 or 1341 [4.1]; and 2210 [11].


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